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Carroll for England?

November 8th, 2010 | 20 Comments |

Carroll for England?
Carroll for England?
It looks like Andy Carroll could be getting a call up for England, certainly if you believe what you read the press this morning anyway.

Various media outlets are speculating that Fabio Capello, who was at The Emirates yesterday, has now seen enough of Carroll to afford him a place in the national team.

Of course, the decsion to call Carroll up, if he does get the call, is helped by the fact that England are suffering a striker crisis at the moment.

Whilst Wayne Rooney being out doing whatever he is doing in the USA, Darren Bent being out for three weeks or more with a hernia injury and Jermaine Defoe yet to recover from an injury that has kept him out for several weeks now may make Carroll a default selection, it would also be harsh on the lad as his on-the-pitch performances have deserved the accolades and recognition of an England call-up. (more…)


All this ‘Carroll for England’ talk is a bit premature.

August 28th, 2010 | 129 Comments |

Carroll - Future England number nine?
Carroll - Future England number nine?
Most of us Newcastle fans have known for quite a while now that Andy Carroll has enough about him to make himself a force to be reckoned with in the Premier League.

We have seen glimpses of that already this season. Even if you take out the three goals he scored against Aston Villa, you can still see that there has been an all-round improvement in his game.

As a striker, he will inevitably get judged on how many goals he scores, and what better way to grab the headlines than scoring a Premier League hat-trick? Andy Carroll’s exploits of last weekend seem to have caught the attention of the press, with the result being that Carroll is now being thrust around as England’s next great thing, a saviour, a shining beacon of a new era for the national team. Haddaway man! (more…)